There are affordable laptops, and then there are cheap laptops: the Lenovo IdeaPad 1 belongs to the latter of those two categories. Today I’m going to talk about the IdeaPad 1 81VU0079US model, a 14-inch entry-level notebook. Your expectations shouldn’t exceed a low bar set by the price and hardware options inside it. I’ll list a couple of better alternatives you should consider, at the end of this article.
Samsung have just released a new 2021 Chromebook model, the Chromebook 4 XE310XBA-KC1US. It is an affordable and well suited laptop for school tasks and everyday basic computing. And while the Samsung isn’t the best Chromebook out there, its price makes for an attractive option to consider as a secondary device.
The Acer Aspire 5 A515-55-35SE is a budget friendly laptop with adequate hardware, great for handling everyday basic tasks. This model has been around for a couple of months now, yet users haven’t complained about much in terms of long-term build quality issues, major hardware faults, or general user experience issues.
ASUS have recently unveiled a new and very affordable laptop line: the L410 series. Today, I’ll be talking about the ASUS L410MA-DB02 model, which is being sold for about $250 at the time of this review. The L410 is basically an improved and updated version of the brand’s immensely popular E406 series. In this review, I’ll to answer whether this model’s price tag should be considered a warning or a great deal for any potential users.
Today I’ll have a look at a new entry level laptop model from ASUS, called the ASUS Laptop E406MA-DH21. It’s always hard discussing low end notebooks, since they’re usually not that flexible for a wide range of users. Still, judging by today’s standards, the E406 offers surprisingly decent performance and portability.